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New "Survival Mode" with additional gameplay difficulty coming too
An upcoming free update for the PC version of Far Cry Primal (2016), Ubisoft Montreal’s latest installment in the Far Cry franchise, will soon add 4K textures to the game in beautiful 3840x2160p resolution, along with a new “Survival Mode” with optional “permadeath” feature that should increase overall difficulty of gameplay by several orders depending on the level of difficulty chosen.
Now runs at 2560x1440p with Metal API and OpenGL ES 3.1
On Tuesday, Futuremark released a new version of their popular Slingshot benchmark app for iOS and Android mobile devices, this time complete with the hardware-accelerated OpenGL ES 3.1 API for Android devices and Metal API for Apple devices.
Regardless, they are a decent concept controller design
On Wednesday, a Reddit user posted two images of an alleged Nintendo NX controller prototype in what seemed like a very convincing leak of the company’s next-generation console controller hardware. While the shape of the controller in question very closely resembles patent applications that Nintendo has filed in the past, the images have now been verified by their original author to be a hoax and were the creation of his 3D printer and a simple computer model.
Low-profile NVMe storage package using 1.8v power instead of 3.3v
During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company took the wraps off its first ever ball-grid array (BGA) solid state disk for mobile devices, the PM971.
Up to 3,200MB/s sequential reads, based on Polaris controller
During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company unveiled some new top-tier successors to its 2014 flagship XP941 and 2015 flagship SM951 for OEMs and system designers.
15nm TLC NAND offers better sustained reads, writes over 19nm
At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, OCZ introduced us to its new lineup of solid state storage devices for both consumer and enterprise customers, focusing its efforts mostly on its inclusion of Toshiba's latest 15-nanometer TLC NAND technology as the successor to its previous Advanced 19-nanometer (A19nm) TLC NAND flash.
Expect notable front-facing camera improvement
On Tuesday, HTC sent out email invitations for the unveiling of its next flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, with the event scheduled for the second week of April. The invitation suggests that the company could be poised to give its flagship device a solid upgrade to the front-facing photography experience its customers have come to expect since the HTC One series first launched in 2012.
Accelerating design workflows with datasets above 12GB
This morning, Nvidia officially took the wraps off the behemoth Quadro M6000 24GB, its Maxwell-based flagship workstation Quadro M6000 GPU with double the memory of last year's 12GB model, and perhaps the last release before its architectural successor, Pascal, is introduced next month at the company’s GPU Technology Conference in Silicon Valley.
Court comes just shy of extending Constitutional provisions for electic weapons
On Monday, the eight-member U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed a March 2015 ruling that carried a two-and-a-half-year prison penalty for a women’s use of a stun gun in a public self-defense situation.